Western Australia’s largest electricity generator, Synergy, has installed a new Konecranes 50t CXT double-girder Turbine Hall crane at its Kwinana facility as part of a series of upgrades designed to provide ongoing reliable and affordable energy to its customers. Konecranes has designed its Turbine Hall cranes to require less maintenance, and perform reliably over a […]
A new $97.2 million Australian Space Surveillance Project based in Exmouth, Western Australia, has been fitted with two Konecranes CXT double-girder underslung cranes. The cranes have lifting capacities of 15 and 20t respectively to receive and install materials on the new space surveillance telescope. The first of their type, the telescopes and supporting facilities are […]
Konecranes Port Solutions is changing the container handling playing field by giving container terminal operators the ability to retrofit powerful intelligence to their existing container cranes that would not otherwise be available. The crane technology retrofits are available throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as globally, and they can be applied […]
Iron ore mine Roy Hill in Western Australia’s Pilbara region has purchased leading smart technology company Verton Australia’s remote-controlled load orientation system the Everest 6, which is designed to dramatically improve safety in crane operations. Brisbane-based Verton has developed the Everest Series machines for all crane operations with a load-management system that eliminates the need […]
Straightpoint (SP) equipment is suited for use even in the Indonesia monsoon season, as a recent application in Jakarta proved. Lifting equipment and services provider Wiguna Artha Lestari utilised an SP Radiolink plus load cell and Wireless Hand Held Plus to complete testing of a 15t capacity frame using a 50t capacity Tadano TG500E. Although […]
Leading UK multi-modal logistics company Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) is enhancing the operational and environmental efficiency of its Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) with the addition of two new Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers. Remote service support is included in the Konecranes package and there is an option for two additional straddle carriers if operations continue […]
Australian Certified Winches (ACW), has used Hydraulink to develop and install an innovative new underground winch for major mining leader BHP. BHP tasked ACW with designing a winch that could haul double the capacity of their previous 50t winch within the same physical space, for one of its major Australian underground mining operations. “The solution […]
Global engineering, technology and Industry 4.0 leader Bosch Rexroth has installed a new Konecranes CXT crane to enhance the safety and efficiency of its hydraulics workshop at its Singapore facility. The new crane – which can lift up to 5 tonnes – was installed under Konecranes’ RENTALL programme, which is currently available in Singapore and […]
Smart Recycling, an environmentally focused business group that transforms timber, commercial, green and builders waste into recycled pallets, timber packaging, landscaping and building products, has unlocked the economic potential of Toyota Material Handling Australia’s electric forklifts by charging them with solar electricity. Operating from the waste converters depot in Dandenong South, Victoria, the family owned […]
MEWPs are often used for aircraft maintenance or repair and Haulotte has met their needs by providing them efficient and safe lifting equipment. Haulotte’s Singapore subsidiary has delivered several H12 SX scissor lifts to Thai Airways in Thailand. Aircraft maintenance is highly regulated – the H12SX is suitable for high access applications and provides high […]
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LHA May/June 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: David Ayling reflects on a pre-coronavirus trip to Asia.
AGVs: Unmanned forklifts make an impact.
LEEA: Justin Boehm looks forward to hyper-productivity.